Companion Planting

Having companions to do life with can be mutually beneficial whether you’re a human, a weasel or yes, even a vegetable. Did you know plants have “friends?!” Friends help each other. Some people bring out different things in us. When we are with friends, it is easier to keep our enemies at bay. In general, […]

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Advantages of Raised Beds

We raise lots of things in our lives – our hands, our kids, our voices, the flag, the “bar,” our garage doors (and hopefully our bosses raise our salaries) – but in the garden, raising your beds is one the most productive things you can do. A raised bed is not a planter. Planters have […]

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5 Veggies for a Foodie Garden

Whether you are a seasoned foodie or only half-baked, we’ve got some ideas brewing for you to think about as you cook up some plans this winter for your 2014 garden. The term “foodie” is a modern, more-friendly term for “gourmet” or “Epicurean,” and encompasses people who truly love food so much they eat for […]

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Practicing Sustainable Gardening

We hear the term “sustainable” a lot these days in relation to pretty much everything. It comes out of the growing awareness that our planet is limited and we have a responsibility to make choices about our actions now that will positively, or at least not negatively, affect the future. So how does a gardener […]

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Creative Re-purposing in the Garden

When it comes to your garden, accessories can get pricey – especially when we’re talking tools, watering systems and decorations. We’ve compiled a few ideas (found on Pinterest – check out our “Re-purposing” board HERE) consisting of old things from around the house that can be recycled for use in your garden. Old Plastic Bottles […]

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